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to castro and his perspective on it. we have congressman steve cohen on the show. he's going to talk about gun control. and then you know now alex jones jones, he attacked the "the young turks." >> jennifer: i hope you have invited him on. >> cenk: we have. we'll see how that turns out. >> jennifer: i could not believe that a man who is allowed to have weapons if you saw that particular explosion. i felt sorry for poor pierce morgan. on your show, the issue of gun control, you're going to be talking about it, but do you think, cenk, you, that we can actually stoke congress to do something? do you have confidence that we might be able to shame them? >> cenk: you know, it's really interesting. we talked to congressman yarmouth on the show, and he thinks we can get it done. but congressman cohen is more skeptical. every day that goes by we get further away from bogey able to do it. i have to give the obama administration credit, they're considering really strong proposals. i'm hopeful. >> jennifer: cheng uygur hopeful on gun safety measures, i'm feeling good about it. that's all i can say. w
. >> it is time to say enough. we're going to talk to congressman steve cohen about that. we'll talk to one of the kennedys. he has controversial things to say not only about gun control but how fidell castro is underappreciated. we've got some great interviews for you guys. on a.i.g., these are the guys we bailed out. i can't believe they're doing this. turns out they're going to sue us for bailing them out. it makes me sick. on alex jones you've seen it by now, the crazy flip out but he's also flipped out on the "young turks." our battle with alex jones. that's nothing but fun. huge show ahead for you guys. it's go time. [ ♪ theme ♪ ] >> 34 americans are killed every day by firearms. >> how was newtown? >> we've got to protect our children, our police, our population. >> my favorite gun is an a.r.15, because you can be so accurate with it. >> the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. >> when will you find the courage to stand up to the gun lobbyists. >> careers would be limited if they go against the n.r.a. >> we've little to do something to keep the gun
gridlock steve cohen of memphis introduced a bill this week which would require states to use independent redistricting commissions in drawing those maps. here we in to talk about his bill and what he expects during president obama's second term, is congressman steve cohen. welcome to "the war room"." >> thank you good to be with you. >> michael: do you think they would or could pass this bill. >> whether they would is doubtful but it's an important bill because we have gridlock and the reason for that is too many districts are concerned about the primary and the far right and far left and they don't have to work with the whole community or the center, because of the partisan redistricting which we have in most states are drawn up just to suit their people or make them overwhelmingly ohio. ohio went for the president. ohio went to sherrod brown but yet 12 of the 16 districts drawn up by the ohio legislature were republican. that's not right. it does not reflect the will of the people. it reflects the lines they've drawn. it makes it that those the republicans don't have to work with the c
cohen on the program yesterday and he thinks the republicans just aren't going to introduce it in the house. so did you get a sense talking to the players at the white house how hard they're going to push, and what the chance of succeeding are? >> like he said, this is not a short-term thing. this is a long haul we're in for. even from day one after the shooting in newtown connecticut, we have to change our understanding of how to deal with these things. instead of going to capitol hill and lobbying, we've been going to people saying they're the missing piece in gun violence. it's the sustained engagement that has not been there for a number of years that needs to be there in order for elected officials from both parties to step forward. because of what we've seen already it's been a month since the shooting in connecticut our phones have been hanging off the hook activists are coming to us every day marchs planned across the country that is allowing senator casey senator warner to step up and say things we never heard before. americans are playing the most vital role in thi
by the communication workers of america. the cwa. good men and women of the cwa under president larry cohen. the union for the information age. you bet. find out more about their good work at cwa-union.org. it is a friday morning. we're sort of tag teaming our way through the week here. because of my voice problem. peter ogborn, dan henning phil backert, cyprian bowlding and me, bill press. >> look at it this way. you are the rgiii of the team and i'm the kurt cousins. >> bill: my voice is about as strong as rgiii's right knee. at any rate -- >> it is a little bit better than that. >> bill: keeping us up to date here, those of us who live in our nation's capital on -- you know interesting stories let's say of the time where they happen to be taking place. local news editor and washington express columnist, clinton yates writes something called the root d.c. joining us on our news line this morning. good to you have on board. thanks. >> how is it going bill? how are you? >> bill: not too bad. >> if bill is the rgiii and i'm kurt cousins we'll call clinton the rex grossman. >> they give you that kind of
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